I was booked into Budget accommodation in the house. DON'T do it. Terrible. Hot clammy dormitory on it's last legs. Horrible shower with a strange smell. The breakfast dining area is in the house which isn't bad but I felt overpriced for a hostel. I ate twice in 6 days.
The boat is better but an extra price which I felt on reflection was high for a hostel. Good showers, a bit tight in space, comfortable beds, low bunk space and difficult to manage privacy.Mixed accommodation which I didn't like and avoiding people you don't wish to interact with can be tough going!! Well positioned though some walking as only one bus from there. Getting to the airport from there is badly planned and a bit complicated. Allow adequate time. I was unlucky to experience SOME unfriendly staff and unhelpful greeting/welcome on arrival.Better when I paid more!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located on Skeppsholmen island in Stockholm, this STF hostel is split between a late 1800s ship called Af Chapman and former navy barracks called Hantverkshuset. Moderna Museum and East Asia Museum within walking distance. Guest can choose from guest rooms or ship cabins. The guest rooms located in the main building feature large windows, high ceiling and views of the water or park. Some of the ship cabins have a small sitting area and a small window with a city view. Both options include access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests can enjoy a traditional Swedish breakfast buffet. The on-site cafe serves light meals. There is also a shared kitchen where guests can prepare own meals. During June to August, guests can relax on the sun deck on Af Chapman. The Ostasiatiska Museet Bus Stop is 150 m from the hostel. Kungstradgarden Metro Station is 10 minutes’ walk from STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen. Welcome to visit STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hostel Af Chapman Hotel Stockholm